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Teen charged with death by dangerous driving in Pemberton after woman dies and two hurt on Ormskirk Road

Jacob Gaskell, 19, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and is due in court on Monday.

<p>The incident happened on Ormskirk Road in Pemberton, outside Fifteens</p>

The incident happened on Ormskirk Road in Pemberton, outside Fifteens

A teenager has been charged following a collision in which a woman died and two men were badly hurt in Pemberton.

Jacob Gaskell, 19, of Malborough Avenue, Ince, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, whilst disqualified, whilst unlicensed/ uninsured, serious injury by dangerous driving, whilst disqualified and failing to stop.

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He has been remanded in custody until a hearing at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court on Monday (11 April)

At around 9.20pm on Friday (8 April), Greater Manchester police were called to a report of a collision involving a Land Rover Freelander and a pedestrian on Ormskirk Road, Pemberton.

A woman in her 40s died and two men were seriously injured.

A second man who was also arrested has been released under investigation.

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